Law Codes

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List Of Illuminated Manuscripts - 16th Century - Law Codes
... London, British Library, Add ... MS 10142 (Ancient Laws of Denmark) ...
North Germanic Peoples - Culture - Law
... Germanic king, Sibb, thing (assembly), Germanic law, Germanic warfare, and Romano-Germanic culture Common elements of Germanic society can be deduced both from Roman ... Early Germanic law reflects a hierarchy of worth within the society of free men, reflected in the differences in weregild ... of a man of the same rank in Alemannic law ...

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    I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    The wit of man has devised cruel statutes,
    And nature oft permits what is by law forbid.
    Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)